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Wade Davis

Former NFL Cornerback; LGBT Advocate; Executive Director, You Can Play Project; Co-Creator, This is Luv Campaign

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 Wade Davis Biography

Former NFL player Wade Davis is a thought leader, writer, public speaker, and educator on gender, race, and orientation equality. Davis played for the Tennessee Titans, the Washington Redskins, and the Seattle Seahawks, as well as for two different teams within the NFL Europe league.

Recently Davis added actor and television consultant to his resume as he guest starred and consulted on American Crime, ABC’s critically acclaimed series from Oscar winner John Ridley. In March of 2016, Davis gave his first TEDx Talk at the University of Florida, The Mask of Masculinity.

Davis is dedicated to using his platforms and social currency to highlight issues that directly impact women and girls. In partnership with the Ms. Foundation and Ebony Magazine, Davis launched the #BlackMenAndFeminism campaign, focusing on conversations with Black men around their perceptions and understanding of feminism. Recently, Davis worked with Huffington Post Women to film content centered on men as feminists. Future collaborations include an online campaign with Mic.com around Defining Manhood.

Davis helped launch the Ms. Foundation’s #MyFeminismIs campaign in the fall of 2015 with a series of videos, including one featuring a conversation on feminism with The Nation’s Mychal Denzel Smith. Davis appeared at the University of Chicago’s Reaching Out conference with ESPNW’s Kate Fagan to discuss the “Run Like A Girl: (Re)defining Feminism campaign and has spoken at the NCAA’s diversity conference to address the intersection of sexism and homophobia in sports as well as next steps for inclusion and forward motion. Planned Parenthood’s PSA campaign #StandWithPP prominently features Davis speaking on the need to ensure that all women have access to safe, affordable and quality healthcare.

Starting in 2014, Davis became the NFL’s first Diversity and Inclusion consultant, where he leads inclusion training sessions and national engagement initiatives including the Hi-Five project, working to further create safe space in sports for LGBT athletes. Davis’ work with the NFL will extend to individual teams and their corporate sponsors, working to erase the barriers that exist between NFL players and the LGBT community through a powerful video campaign involving players and coaches. Davis is currently at work on a book due out in 2017 that focuses on how masculinity, gender, sexual orientation and more all collide within the NFL.

As an educator, Davis was an adjunct professor at the NYU School of Wade Davis 05/24/16 2 Professional Studies Tisch Institute for Sports Management, Media, and Business and served as an adjunct professor at the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration. Davis has lectured on the intersections of race, sexuality, gender, and sports at universities nationally and internationally and is the former assistant director of academic enrichment and work readiness for The Hetrick-Martin Institute, where he taught at promise LGBT youth how to define success.

During the 2012 presidential election, Davis was an official LGBT Surrogate for President Obama, and is currently both a UN Women HeForShe Ambassador and a U.S. State Department Speaker Specialist. In these roles, Davis continues to travel globally to address issues of gender, race, sexuality and class in the interest of promoting diversity and inclusion for all.

Davis is a frequent guest on MSNBC, BBC, NPR, CNN, ESPN, and BET. His essays and writings have appeared in media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, the Advocate, Huffington Post, the New York Times, Ebony, the Guardian, and the White House Blog. Davis has spoken at and/or provided workshops and trainings at over 100 colleges, universities and corporations including Stanford University, Penn State University, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University, Fox, Pepsi Co, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, and Deutsche Bank.

Wade Davis was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and graduated from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In 2014 Davis received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Northeastern University for his leadership and ongoing efforts to eradicate homophobia and sexism in athletics.

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Wade Davis

Former NFL Cornerback; LGBT Advocate; Executive Director, You Can Play Project; Co-Creator, This is Luv Campaign

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Wade Davis Biography

Former NFL player Wade Davis is a thought leader, writer, public speaker, and educator on gender, race, and orientation equality. Davis played for the Tennessee Titans, the Washington Redskins, and the Seattle Seahawks, as well as for two different teams within the NFL Europe league.

Recently Davis added actor and television consultant to his resume as he guest starred and consulted on American Crime, ABC’s critically acclaimed series from Oscar winner John Ridley. In March of 2016, Davis gave his first TEDx Talk at the University of Florida, The Mask of Masculinity.

Davis is dedicated to using his platforms and social currency to highlight issues that directly impact women and girls. In partnership with the Ms. Foundation and Ebony Magazine, Davis launched the #BlackMenAndFeminism campaign, focusing on conversations with Black men around their perceptions and understanding of feminism. Recently, Davis worked with Huffington Post Women to film content centered on men as feminists. Future collaborations include an online campaign with Mic.com around Defining Manhood.

Davis helped launch the Ms. Foundation’s #MyFeminismIs campaign in the fall of 2015 with a series of videos, including one featuring a conversation on feminism with The Nation’s Mychal Denzel Smith. Davis appeared at the University of Chicago’s Reaching Out conference with ESPNW’s Kate Fagan to discuss the “Run Like A Girl: (Re)defining Feminism campaign and has spoken at the NCAA’s diversity conference to address the intersection of sexism and homophobia in sports as well as next steps for inclusion and forward motion. Planned Parenthood’s PSA campaign #StandWithPP prominently features Davis speaking on the need to ensure that all women have access to safe, affordable and quality healthcare.

Starting in 2014, Davis became the NFL’s first Diversity and Inclusion consultant, where he leads inclusion training sessions and national engagement initiatives including the Hi-Five project, working to further create safe space in sports for LGBT athletes. Davis’ work with the NFL will extend to individual teams and their corporate sponsors, working to erase the barriers that exist between NFL players and the LGBT community through a powerful video campaign involving players and coaches. Davis is currently at work on a book due out in 2017 that focuses on how masculinity, gender, sexual orientation and more all collide within the NFL.

As an educator, Davis was an adjunct professor at the NYU School of Wade Davis 05/24/16 2 Professional Studies Tisch Institute for Sports Management, Media, and Business and served as an adjunct professor at the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration. Davis has lectured on the intersections of race, sexuality, gender, and sports at universities nationally and internationally and is the former assistant director of academic enrichment and work readiness for The Hetrick-Martin Institute, where he taught at promise LGBT youth how to define success.

During the 2012 presidential election, Davis was an official LGBT Surrogate for President Obama, and is currently both a UN Women HeForShe Ambassador and a U.S. State Department Speaker Specialist. In these roles, Davis continues to travel globally to address issues of gender, race, sexuality and class in the interest of promoting diversity and inclusion for all.

Davis is a frequent guest on MSNBC, BBC, NPR, CNN, ESPN, and BET. His essays and writings have appeared in media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, the Advocate, Huffington Post, the New York Times, Ebony, the Guardian, and the White House Blog. Davis has spoken at and/or provided workshops and trainings at over 100 colleges, universities and corporations including Stanford University, Penn State University, Syracuse University, Texas A&M University, Fox, Pepsi Co, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, and Deutsche Bank.

Wade Davis was born in Little Rock, Arkansas and graduated from Weber State University in Ogden, Utah with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. In 2014 Davis received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Northeastern University for his leadership and ongoing efforts to eradicate homophobia and sexism in athletics.

Wade Davis Videos

  • Feminism Should end Patriarchy - Wade Davis - YouTube
  • Wade Davis, LGBT Activist & Former NFL Player at Vanier College ...
  • Wade Davis at the 2015 HRC Cincinnati Gala - YouTube

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  • How to book Wade Davis?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wade Davis for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Wade Davis, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wade Davis or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Wade Davis?

    Booking fees for Wade Davis, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wade Davis, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wade Davis?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wade Davis for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wade Davis for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wade Davis or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wade Davis or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Wade Davis is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Wade Davis for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Wade Davis generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Caitlyn Jenner, Alex Newell, LZ Granderson, Jason Collins and Jackson Katz. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wade Davis for an upcoming event.

Wade Davis Speaker Videos

  • Feminism Should end Patriarchy - Wade Davis - YouTube
    Wade Davis, LGBT Activist & Former NFL Player at Vanier College ...
  • Wade Davis at the 2015 HRC Cincinnati Gala - YouTube
    The Mask of Masculinity | Wade Davis | TEDxUF - YouTube
  • Ex-NFL star Wade Davis reveals he's gay - YouTube

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All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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